Last Build Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:43:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:43:00 -0400Charlie Warzel, who covers technology for BuzzFeed, has written a series of articles about Twitter's response to hate speech. He says the platform's community guidelines are enforced haphazardly.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:43:00 -0400After he criticized Trump and the alt right, National Review writer David French was bombarded with hateful tweets — including an image of his child in a gas chamber. "It was unbelievable," he says.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:28:00 -0400A Pew Research Center survey says most Americans on social media are stressed out by online political interactions — and those feelings appear to be bipartisan.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:47:00 -0400President Obama returned to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. He took 140-character admonishments for his dancing, his alleged condiment preferences and someone else's poor choice of conditioner.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:38:00 -0400Nearly half of American adults have been entered into law enforcement facial recognition databases, a new report shows. But problems with the accuracy of the technology could affect innocent people.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:36:00 -0400IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400The next wave of low power FM stations is coming on the air. Initially restricted to rural areas because of interference concerns, nearly 2,000 new stations have been approved — many in urban areas.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400A new report from Georgetown Law's Center on Privacy and Technology says all it takes is a driver's license to be included in the searchable databases. Rachel Martin talks to co-author Alvaro Bedoya.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400The strike of the SAG-AFTRA union went into effect Friday after failed negotiations between the union's voice actors and video game employers, particularly over compensation and secrecy.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400NPR's Scott Simon talk with NPR technology reporter Alina Selyukh about the internet outages that disrupted major U.S. websites on Friday.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Scott Simon talks to Zeynep Tufekci, associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the perils of mass information releases, like the latest Clinton campaign email leak.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:28:00 -0400A number of major websites, including Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, were knocked out of service for parts of the day in a sprawling, sophisticated online attack.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:58:00 -0400The everyday ant seldom gets close enough to a microphone to be amplified and heard but 'The World According to Sound' podcast manages to let us listen to the insects as they go about their day.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to former Silicon Valley tycoon Randi Zuckerberg about her new animated children's television show, 'Dot.'
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:00 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with reporter Katherine Hobson about the American Academy of Pediatrics' latest recommendations on screen time for children, and how parents can better manage it.